ERIC Number: ED243490
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Reference Books in Special Media. Reference Circular No. 82-4.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
Based on information contained in producers' catalogs and on responses to a survey conducted by the Reference Section of the Library of Congress National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, this publication lists reference materials produced in braille or in large type, and sound recordings of reference works available on cassette or disc. Subjects and types of publications covered include: business management; dictionaries and thesauri; encyclopedias; the grammar, style, and use of the English language; English-language literature; foreign language works; geography and maps; history; law and politics; mathematics; medicine; music and fine arts; personal and self-help; psychology and psychiatry; radio and television; religion and philosophy; pure and applied science; social sciences; and study guides to standard tests. For each entry, bibliographic information is given for the print edition, followed by pertinent information about the special format edition. It is noted that books for which "NLS" is listed as the source may be borrowed on free loan by qualified residents of the United States and American citizens living abroad. Also provided are a list of addresses of all the sources cited with information on general purchase, loan, or exchange arrangements used by these sources, and a title index to the reference works included. (Author/ESR)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.